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Typically, when we talk about NASA, we envision a journey beyond the stars. NASA has new projects just for planet Earth. The new project’s data collected about our home planet is valuable when tracking change. A NASA Earth Scientist goes into detail about what kind of projects are being utilized to give us more information about our home planet.

Typically, when we talk about NASA, we envision a journey beyond the stars -- but NASA has new projects just for planet Earth.

The new projects collected data about our home planet, which is reportedly valuable when tracking change.

A NASA Earth scientist goes into detail about what kind of projects are being utilized to give us more information about our home planet.

Watch Andrew Humphrey’s full report in the video above.


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About the Author:

Andrew Humphrey is an Emmy Award winning meteorologist, and also an AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM). He has a BSE in Meteorology from the University of Michigan and an MS in Meteorology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he wrote his thesis on "The Behavior of the Total Mass of the Atmosphere."